Purple Martin Pictures May 31, 2001
"Daddy's Prize Catch"

Mommy looking down at hungry babies.
Note several babies peering out of excluder door at once.

Daddy is impressive (shows Mommy the dragonfly):

He brings the dragonfly down to the babies begging just inside the excluder door entrance:

 

All 5 babies survived!  There are some pictures of the family on my e-cards site.
 

Archives:
Nest check April 28th (5 eggs)
Nest check May 13th (3 day old babies)
May 23rd (pictures of mother bringing food)
May 27th (more baby pictures)
 

For more information on Purple Martins, visit one of these great web sites:

Purple Martin Conservation Association
http://purplemartin.org/

Kent Justus's Purple Martin House site
http://www3.vantek.net/pmh
 

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